Martyr Lucifer / About
Solo project of Martyr Lucifer of Hortus Animae.
Featuring members of Hortus Animae, Opposite Sides, Paradise Lost and Nokturnal Mortum. Artistically born around the early 90's, following the venture in the band Dogma, who played thrash-death metal of the early stages. Due to musical differences the band split, generating at least three different musical paths. Martyr, who was the most extreme of the band, joined Hortus Animae at their very beginning in 1997. With Hortus Animae, Martyr recorded two self-produced releases, “An Abode for Spirit and Flesh” (1998) and “The Melting Idols” (2000) and two worldwide official releases, “Waltzing Mephisto” (2003, Black Lotus Records) and “The Blow of Furious Winds” (2005, Sleaszy Rider Records). During those years Martyr & Hortus Animae had the honour of sharing the stage with great bands like Napalm Death, Konkhra, Lacuna Coil, Ancient and Necrodeath. Moreover, Martyr joined the experimental death metal band Opposite Sides with whom he recorded vocals for the demo “The Eclipse Of Existence” and recorded, with Hortus Animae, a cover medley of two Dead Can Dance classics (named “Windfall introducing Summoning of the Muse”) for the Black Lotus Records’ tribute CD “The Lotus Eaters / Tribute to Dead Can Dance” and that featured the notorious Norwegian singer Liv Kristine Es